The bittersweetness of Cynar mixes with the spice of ginger, the pop of lemon juice and the fizz of sparkling wine in this festive spritz.
1½ oz. Cynar
¾ oz. ginger liqueur
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. brown sugar
1 dash Angostura bitters
2 oz. chilled sparkling wine
Tools: shaker, strainer
Garnish: freshly grated nutmeg
Combine the Cynar, ginger liqueur, lemon juice, brown sugar and bitters in a shaker. Add ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled flute, top with the sparkling wine, then garnish.
Kenaniah Bystrom for Essex, Seattle
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